Finding Us - Maps and Directions
Whitby is on the coast of Yorkshire 250 miles (400 kms) from London and just under 50 miles from York
Our Address is Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA
Map reference: NZ900110 Lat:54.48637 Long: -0.61224
From York - A64 and A169 north-east to Whitby
From Scarborough - A171 north to Whitby
From Teesside - A171 east to Whitby
Park & Ride
On the A171 on west side the town, just past junction with A169, which operates between the start of the Easter school holiday and the end of October. See for times and fares.
Or park in Town centre car parks. See http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/whitby. The Museum is on the east side across the Swing Bridge over the River Esk, take immediate right turn onto Grape Lane. Museum is on the right at the end.
Nearest Railway stations
The North York Moors Railway runs steam trains from Pickering into Whitby. See http://www.nymr.co.uk/ for current trains and timetable.
York, Northallerton, Darlington
(East Coast and Grand Central main lines).
If you have time, try the Esk Valley branch line which runs between Middlesbrough and Whitby Station. The journey takes a very pleasant 1½ hours through lovely countryside.
Durham and Tees Valley, Newcastle, Leeds Bradford.
Hull (from the Netherlands), Newcastle/North Shields (from Scandinavia)